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  • BMW 7-Series can park itself, respond to hand signals (+video)

    BMW's innovative new 7-Series will include a lightweight body design, the first use of gesture control for certain functions, and remote parking control. That will make the next BMW 7-Series the first production vehicle that can park itself, including in spaces so tight that a human couldn't open a door to exit.

  • Hybrid SUV plug-in coming from Mercedes this fall

    SUV hybrid plug-ins are new territory for Mercedes, which will launch its 2016 GLE 550e in the fall. In addition to its first ever hybrid plug-in SUV, Mercedes has released details of the full range of 2016 GLE models. 

  • Is Mercedes planning a pickup truck?

    Mercedes-Benz may be about to branch out into the light truck segment with a new pickup. Assuming the announcement isn’t an early April Fools’ Day prank, the new Mercedes pickup would compete against other small to mid-size trucks from Ford, Toyota, and Volkswagen. 

  • Toyota RAV4 electric hybrid will debut at 2015 New York Auto Show

    Toyota will launch a hybrid-electric version of its popular RAV4 compact crossover utility vehicle at next week's New York Auto Show. Toyota has long said that it intends to offer a hybrid version of every volume car in its lineup by 2020.

  • Jeremy Clarkson fired from Top Gear despite fan support

    Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has finally reached the end of the road with the BBC. The network confirmed today that it will not renew Clarkson's contract, effectively bringing an end to his BBC career and his stint as the host of the world's most popular car show.

  • Will 'Fast and Furious 8' take place in New York?

    The seventh installment of the Fast and the Furious franchise, Furious 7, opens in theaters nationwide today. However, we already have some details about the next sequel in the hugely-successful series.

  • Tesla sold 10,300 cars between January and March; sales up 55 percent

    Tesla released its quarterly sales results Friday, reporting 10,300 vehicles sold and a 55 percent increase in sales from the first quarter of last year. Most major automakers release monthly sales figures, but Tesla has never done so. 

  • 'Dynamic' new Honda Civic debuts at 2015 New York Auto Show

    2016 is shaping up to be a great year for the Honda Civic thanks to new models coming soon to the US. Honda promises the new Civic Type R will be 'flat out, the most dynamic, the most technologically advanced and the most refined and stylish Civic we’ve ever made.'

  • Audi A4: 2016 model with interior leaked (+video)

    The Audi A4 sedan for 2016 will be Audi’s second model to ride on the lightweight MLB Evo platform that debuted in the 2016 Q7 SUV. A debut for the new A4 in its sedan bodystyle will likely take place at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in September.

April 20, 2015

Photos of the Day 04/20

A stuntman performs while riding a car inside the 'Well of Death' attraction during a fair in Bhaktapur, Nepal on Monday.

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